A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 152 km S of Chernabura Island, Alaska (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.999 West, latitude 53.4447 North, depth = 4.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 00:30:01 / August 29, 2016 @ 12:30 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.7 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13926813. Id of event: ak13926813. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:30:01 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km S of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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